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Basic Edition$37Exploit the full potential of the enormous free online library
Standard Edition$62Make first steps in creating your own filters right now
Professional Edition$99Enjoy the fantastic possibilities Filter Forge has to offer
Professional Edition by Subscription NEW!$29The most functional edition available at a low quarterly fee

Basic Edition (Windows)

Ideal for people who want quick results now. The Basic edition cannot create filters, but you have all 10125 user-created filters at your disposal – at $37, that's just $0 per filter! You'll get a permanent license key for a one-time fee.

This edition is available for you at a personal 75% discount – you save $112. The discount expires soon!

$149
$37

Standard Edition (Windows)

Best value for money – you save money and get everything except specialist features such as 16- and 32-bit image modes, large resolutions and bump/normal maps. You'll get a permanent license key for a one-time fee.

This edition is available for you at a personal 75% discount – you save $187. The discount expires soon!

$249
$62

Professional Edition (Windows)

Filter Forge in all its glory – high-precision imagery, ultra-large bitmaps up to 65000x65000 pixels, bump and normal maps, and an unlimited number of CPU cores. You'll get a permanent license key for a one-time fee.

This edition is available for you at a personal 75% discount – you save $300. The discount expires soon!

$399
$99

Professional Edition by Subscription (Windows) NEW!

Optimize your license payments by purchasing a subscription for the most functional Filter Forge edition. You will get a new license key each time you make a small quarterly installment. Note that the subscription always provides you with the latest Filter Forge version – all upgrades will be free!

The initial setup fee is available at a discount – you save $20. The discount expires soon, so act quickly!

$49
$29
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If you already own a registered copy of Filter Forge, you can upgrade to any edition of Filter Forge 4.0.

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Features Basic Standard Professional Professional by Subscription
Bitmaps larger than 3000x3000 pixels

Bitmaps larger than 3000x3000 pixels

With the Professional edition, you can step beyond the 3000x3000 limit and render huge images up to 65000x65000 pixels in size.

Unlimited number of CPU cores

Unlimited number of CPU cores

While the Basic and Standard editions are limited to dual-core CPUs, the Professional edition supports quad-core and higher processors.

Support for 16- and 32-bit image modes

Support for 16- and 32-bit image modes

Filter Forge is one of the few plugins that support 16- and 32-bit image modes, allowing you to preserve every bit of image quality.

High-precision file formats

High-precision file formats

OpenEXR and PFM file formats use floating-point numbers to store image pixels, allowing to retain every single bit of precision.

Bump, diffuse, normal and other maps

Bump, diffuse, normal and other maps

You can generate diffuse, bump, specular, metallic and normal maps to be used in 3D packages or game engines.

Ability to create your own filters

Ability to create your own filters

A visual node-based Filter Editor lets you create your own textures and visual effects.

Ability to modify existing filters

Ability to modify existing filters

You can open and modify any filter in the Filter Library to suit your own particular purpose.

Ability to put filters to Favorites

Ability to put filters to Favorites

You can put frequently used filters into the Favorites folder, just like you do in web browsers.

Ability to use non-Library filters (.ffxml)

Ability to use non-Library filters (.ffxml)

All editions of Filter Forge allow you to save and load filter files (.ffxml) directly, without having to use the Filter Library.

Command-line renderer

Command-line renderer

The command-line renderer is a batch-rendering utility that takes a list of filters to render and outputs rendered bitmaps.

Standalone application

Standalone application

Apart from working as a Photoshop plugin, Filter Forge can also work as a standalone application which you run just like any other program.

Smart anti-aliasing

Smart anti-aliasing

Filter Forge applies anti-aliasing only to the areas prone to aliasing artifacts, which can greatly reduce the anti-aliasing overhead.

HDRI lighting

HDRI lighting

High dynamic range images (HDRIs) give you real-world lighting that takes almost no time to setup.

Seamless tiling

Seamless tiling

Any filter can produce a seamlessly tiled image in a single mouse click – a must-have for texture artists.

Resolution independence

Resolution independence

As all filters are generated procedurally and don't depend on external bitmaps, they can be rendered in any resolution without losing any detail.

Free access to the Filter Library

Free access to the Filter Library

The Filter Library is a free online repository of user-created filters which makes Filter Forge immediately useful to any graphic artist.

Number of filters allowed to download and use

Number of filters allowed to download and use

All editions of Filter Forge let you download and use an unlimited number of filters from the Filter Library.

Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Permanent or time-limited license

Permanent or time-limited license

The license can be permanent or limited by the subscription period.

Permanent Permanent Permanent 3 months

This is really a fantastic piece of software, I highly recommend everyone checking it out if you're into pattern/texture map creation.

Neil Blevins
Technical Director
Feature Films
www.neilblevins.com

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“Filter Forge does more than any of my other plugins all in one spot! I'm a kid in a candy store right now just having fun trying everything out. Fun, fun!”

Karen Clifford
www.kandsgallery.net

“Filter Forge is an incredibly powerful new Photoshop Plugin. It's simply amazing. It gives you the power to create your own filters (you must run them from inside Filter Forge though) without any programming knowledge at all.”

Enrique Flouret
www.photoshoproadmap.com